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Sacramento Apartments
Last updated February 24 2024 at 10:31 PM

Sacramento, CA
319 Apartments for Rent

Sacramento Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 513,624
Population Density: 5,255.5 people/sq mile
Median Age: 36
Percentage of Family Households: 57%
Median Annual Income: $75,311 / year
Median Rent: $1,549 / month

What locals are saying

There's something about the weather that everybody loves / They call it the Indian spring of Sacramento / And when the sun is up in the sky / The wind is blowing by the riverside, most every day." (-Middle Of The Road, "Sacramento")

A quarterback being tackled, the Egyptian sun god, and a single, hard shelled but chewy mint candy

Sacramento Demographics


How diverse is Sacramento?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Sacramento is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Sacramento are White (30.4%), Hispanic Or Latino (29.3%), Asian (19.3%), Black Or African American (10.7%), Two Or More (6.9%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (2.3%), Other (0.8%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.3%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Sacramento residents?

The median age in Sacramento is 36 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Sacramento?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Sacramento is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Sacramento are White (30.4%), Hispanic Or Latino (29.3%), Asian (19.3%), Black Or African American (10.7%), Two Or More (6.9%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (2.3%), Other (0.8%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.3%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Sacramento residents?

The median age in Sacramento is 36 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Sacramento Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Sacramento is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Sacramento is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Sacramento is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Sacramento


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Crocker/Riverside Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
663 Students
9 Reviews
663
Students
9 Reviews
9 /10
Phoebe A. Hearst Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
675 Students
39 Reviews
675
Students
39 Reviews
8 /10
Camellia Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
444 Students
7 Reviews
444
Students
7 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Genevieve Didion School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
582 Students
17 Reviews
582
Students
17 Reviews
7 /10
Sutter Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
1,214 Students
21 Reviews
1,214
Students
21 Reviews
7 /10
Natomas Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,833 Students
59 Reviews
1,833
Students
59 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
West Campus
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
840 Students
26 Reviews
840
Students
26 Reviews
10 /10
Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep School
Charter
9-12
Charter
9-12
619 Students
20 Reviews
619
Students
20 Reviews
7 /10
Natomas Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,833 Students
59 Reviews
1,833
Students
59 Reviews

What Renters Say about Sacramento


Apartment List has released the results for Sacramento from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Sacramento renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories average or below average scores.
62%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
56%
Weather
49%
Pet Friendliness
46%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
45%
Public Transit
44%
Social Life
41%
Commute Time
33%
Quality of Schools
31%
Safety and Crime Rate
21%
Dating
15%
State and Local Taxes
14%
Affordability
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Average rent in Sacramento, California

City Guide
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Sacramento is $2,049, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,498. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Sacramento, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Sacramento, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 319 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Sacramento. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Sacramento is $1,725 for a studio, $2,049 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,498 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Sacramento apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Sacramento, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Sacramento?

In Sacramento, the average rent is $1,725 for a studio, $2,049 for a 1-bedroom, $2,498 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,220 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Sacramento, check out our monthly Sacramento Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Sacramento?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Sacramento by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Sacramento?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Sacramento apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Sacramento?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Sacramento.

How can I find off-campus housing in Sacramento?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Sacramento. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Sacramento City College, California State University-Sacramento, William Jessup University, University of the Pacific, and Sierra College.